Prescriptions
How do I get a prescription refill?

When to call: Call for a refill at least 3 days prior to running out of your medication. Allow up to 48 hours for medication refills to be filled by the pharmacy.
   
Where to call: Please have your medication information ready, and call our office at 989-583-6800 to refill.
   
Please Note: Narcotic medications can only be filled by your Primary Care Physician. After normal business hours, the on-call physician cannot fill a request for narcotics.


Should I review my prescriptions with my doctor?


It is very important that your doctor know about ALL medications (over-the-counter and prescription), vitamins, and herbal supplements you take.

How many medications are too many?
  • There is no specific number that means too many medications. However, the risk of interactions increase if you are taking 8 or more medications at one time.
What is the most important thing I can do to help manage my medications?
  • Don’t be shy about asking your doctor questions. If you have questions about the dose or how to take the medicine, you should ask your doctor or pharmacist before starting the prescription.
  • Should you experience any reactions or side-effects after starting a new medication, you should contact your doctor immediately.
What are examples of things that can interact with prescription drugs?
  • Things like over-the-counter medications, vitamins, herbal supplements, pain relievers and cold medicines can interact with certain prescription drugs.
  • Alcohol, tobacco, and caffeine can also react when combined with some medications. 
Again, it is important to inform you doctor of all medications you take regularly.

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